Blue Beetle is about to debut later this month as the primary movie in James Gunn and Peter Safran’s DC Universe. In keeping with the movie’s star Xolo Maridueña, he’s already spoken to Gunn about his return.

Xolo Maridueña is about to make historical past when Blue Beetle premieres August 18, with passionate followers forming the #BlueBeetleBattalion to advertise the movie. Whereas the film is projected to underperform in its opening weekend, it appears as if DC Studios already has plans for Jaimes Reyes to return, with Maridueña confirming he’s spoken to James Gunn and Peter Safran about his DC Universe future:

“I have had the pleasure of getting to speak to Mr. James Gunn and the whole DC fam,” Maridueña  informed Fandango. “At the end of the day, we have to cross this first hill and introduce Jamie to the world but it’s up to the audience to watch the movie…If it does well we get to open more doors for more Blue Beetles.”

Blue Beetle followers have already been salivating to see Ted Kord alongside Xolo Maridueña’s Jaime Reyes within the new DC Universe. Whereas the movie might underperform, it’s attainable James Gunn and Peter Safran plan for Jaime to crossover into different DC Studios initiatives fairly than deal with his personal. Although solely time will inform what destiny holds for the Blue Beelte Battalion.

Who’s DC’s Blue Beetle?

Blue Beetle is certainly one of DC’s lesser-known heroes, however he has a devoted fanbase nonetheless. Created in 1939 by Charles Wojtkowski, Blue Beetle has gone by means of a number of iterations over time. The Jaime Reyes model of the character was launched throughout the occasions of 2006’s Infinite Disaster and shortly turned a fan-favorite.

Within the pages of DC Comics, Jaime Reyes is an adolescent from El Paso, Texas. Jaime discovers a scarab beetle-shaped gadget that bonds along with his physique, giving him entry to a sophisticated swimsuit of armor and varied powers. He turns into the newest in an extended line of Blue Beetles and should be taught to stability his newfound talents along with his on a regular basis life.

Angel Manuel Soto is directing Blue Beetle from a screenplay by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. The complete forged of the film additionally consists of Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo, George Lopez, Adriana Barraza, Elpidia Carrillo, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Max Trujillo, Susan Sarandon and Harvey Guillén.

Blue Beetle is at present scheduled to hit theaters on August 18, 2023. Keep tuned for the newest information surrounding the movie.